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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 12E: Commodore John Barry Day

Section 12E. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart September thirteenth as Commodore John Barry Day and recommending that it be observed by the people with appropriate exercises in the public schools and otherwise, as he may see fit, to the end that the memory of the service rendered by him during the struggle for American independence may be perpetuated.